Archive: 21/11/2006

Teeth: a future renewable natural resource?

Most vertebrates have continuous tooth generation, meaning that lost teeth are replaced with new teeth. Mammals, however, including humans, have teeth that are generally only replaced once, when milk teeth are replaced with ...

dateNov 21, 2006 in Medical research
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A Bunch of Electron Chicanery

As the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) takes shape over the next few years, one of the key issues occupying the minds of physicists is controlling the size and shape of the electron pulses used to generate the x-ray laser ...

dateNov 21, 2006 in General Physics
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Rice as a source of electricity

Rice yields an abundance of biowaste: Husks make up around one quarter of the weight. Only a small fraction of this is utilized, for instance, to fire distillery furnaces. Researchers at Hanoi University of Technology now ...

dateNov 21, 2006 in Energy & Green Tech
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